The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) went down by -1.34% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $39.35. The company’s stock price has collected -2.95% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 9 hours ago that Ashford to Ring New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell
Is It Worth Investing in The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE :IPG) Right Now?
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 19.55 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for IPG is at 1.04. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $40.45, which is $1.03 above the current price. IPG currently public float of 391.37M and currently shorts hold a 4.17% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of IPG was 3.71M shares.
IPG’s Market Performance
IPG stocks went down by -2.95% for the week, with a monthly drop of -0.35% and a quarterly performance of 13.51%, while its annual performance rate touched 98.81%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.24% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.48% for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.49% for IPG stocks with a simple moving average of 17.15% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of IPG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IPG stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for IPG by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for IPG in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $37 based on the research report published on July 22nd of the current year 2021.
Wells Fargo, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IPG reach a price target of $40, previously predicting the price at $36. The rating they have provided for IPG stocks is “Equal Weight” according to the report published on July 22nd, 2021.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Equal-Weight” to IPG, setting the target price at $36 in the report published on July 22nd of the current year.
IPG Trading at -0.53% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought IPG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.28% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.48%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.24%, as shares sank -0.38% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.74% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, IPG fell by -2.95%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +56.80% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $37.43. In addition, The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. saw 56.80% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at IPG starting from ROTH MICHAEL ISOR, who sale 200,000 shares at the price of $35.27 back on Jul 28. After this action, ROTH MICHAEL ISOR now owns 769,215 shares of The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., valued at $7,054,000 using the latest closing price.
GUILFOILE MARY, the Director of The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., sale 12,075 shares at $33.45 during a trade that took place back on May 27, which means that GUILFOILE MARY is holding 102,340 shares at $403,909 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for IPG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +11.06 for the present operating margin
- +11.71 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. stands at +3.87. The total capital return value is set at 12.35, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.93. Equity return is now at value 25.90, with 4.40 for asset returns.
Based on The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG), the company’s capital structure generated 178.78 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 64.13. Total debt to assets is 28.69, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 150.49. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.98.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.33, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.43. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.33 and the total asset turnover is 0.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.98.